YOUTH SPORTS: AAU basketball, select soccer and more

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  • Courtesy photo The North Idaho Elite wrapped their summer schedule at the EOT Summer Swoosh Championships in Portland, Ore. From left, are: Bella Murekatete, Bayley Brennan, coach Chris Carlson, Kate Sams, Keara Simpson, Melody Kempton, Rachel Schroeder, Quincy McDeid, Maddy Simmelink, coach Carey Carlson and ball boy Jordan Carlson.

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    Courtesy photo Micah Sharples, back and the Olympic Donuts (Ryan Graves, front left, Charles Daniel Sharples, front middle and Logan Robillard, front right) were first in their respective divisions at the Post Falls Triathlon over the weekend. Micah and Logan, CAST (Coeur d’Alene swim team members), were the first female and male swimmers overall.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC 04 boys team participated in the Mt. Hood Challenge in Portland over the weekend. In the front row are: Tyler Gasper and Anton Brandt. In the middle row, from left, are: Joseph Sarkis, Alex Reyes, Malachi Hutchins-Cohen, Devyn Ivankovich, Patrick Du, Byron Anderson and Bryce Allred. In the back, from left, are: Coach Kasey Laffoon, Evan Lowder, Kohrt Weber, Jameson Elliot, Zack Wenglikowski and Noah Janzen. Not pictured are: Jack Schrontz and Nikolas Nowai.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC 05B competed in the Premier/Gold Bracket at the Mt. Hood Challenge in Hillsboro, Ore. In the back row, from left, are: Assistant coach Chloe Teets, Isaac Fritts, Logan Haynes, Jacob Ukich, Ashton Ukich, Miles Taylor, Cooper Prohaska, Luke Orozco, Jayce Simmet and head coach Mike Thompson. In the front row, from left, are: Drew Hansen, Blaine Leonard, Landon Lee, Nate Wyatt, Chet Hanna, Caden Thompson and Chris Mongan. Not pictured is Gunner Larson.

  • Courtesy photo The North Idaho Elite wrapped their summer schedule at the EOT Summer Swoosh Championships in Portland, Ore. From left, are: Bella Murekatete, Bayley Brennan, coach Chris Carlson, Kate Sams, Keara Simpson, Melody Kempton, Rachel Schroeder, Quincy McDeid, Maddy Simmelink, coach Carey Carlson and ball boy Jordan Carlson.

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    Courtesy photo Micah Sharples, back and the Olympic Donuts (Ryan Graves, front left, Charles Daniel Sharples, front middle and Logan Robillard, front right) were first in their respective divisions at the Post Falls Triathlon over the weekend. Micah and Logan, CAST (Coeur d’Alene swim team members), were the first female and male swimmers overall.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC 04 boys team participated in the Mt. Hood Challenge in Portland over the weekend. In the front row are: Tyler Gasper and Anton Brandt. In the middle row, from left, are: Joseph Sarkis, Alex Reyes, Malachi Hutchins-Cohen, Devyn Ivankovich, Patrick Du, Byron Anderson and Bryce Allred. In the back, from left, are: Coach Kasey Laffoon, Evan Lowder, Kohrt Weber, Jameson Elliot, Zack Wenglikowski and Noah Janzen. Not pictured are: Jack Schrontz and Nikolas Nowai.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC 05B competed in the Premier/Gold Bracket at the Mt. Hood Challenge in Hillsboro, Ore. In the back row, from left, are: Assistant coach Chloe Teets, Isaac Fritts, Logan Haynes, Jacob Ukich, Ashton Ukich, Miles Taylor, Cooper Prohaska, Luke Orozco, Jayce Simmet and head coach Mike Thompson. In the front row, from left, are: Drew Hansen, Blaine Leonard, Landon Lee, Nate Wyatt, Chet Hanna, Caden Thompson and Chris Mongan. Not pictured is Gunner Larson.

• AAU BASKETBALL

North Idaho Elite wraps July with 17-4 record: The North Idaho Elite high school girls club basketball team recently returned from tournaments in Las Vegas, Nevada and Orange County, Calif., posting an 8-2 record in seven days, losing only in championship games to Team Diana Taurasi out of Texas and Cal Stars Nike EYBL, arguably the best club team in the nation.

At the Las Vegas Super Showcase, July 23-25, they beat Fever Basketball from Las Vegas, Club Utah, and Balboa from Newport Beach, Calif. At the End of the Trail Summer Swoosh Championships in Orange County, California, July 27-30, they beat Cy Fair out of Texas, Will to Win and Cal Stars Valley Elite both from California, and the Oregon Elite.

The team finished the month of July with a 17-4 overall record while placing high in all four tournaments and representing the region with class. Team members include Bayley Brennan and Melody Kempton from Post Falls High, Keara Simpson from Lake City High, Bella Murakatete and Rachel Schroeder from Genesis Prep Academy in Post Falls, Kate Sams and Mady Simmelink from Central Valley High in Spokane Valley and Quincy McDeid from North Central High in Spokane. They are coached by North Idaho College women’s basketball coaches Chris and Carey Carlson.

Post Falls sophomores help Spokane Stars finish 37-4: The Spokane Stars finished the season 37-3 with rising Post Falls High sophomore Tyler McCliment-Call and Jacksen McCliment-Call playing valuable minutes during the season.

The Stars won the Summer Heat Showcase, going 4-0 with Tyler averaging 5.6 points per game and 3 rebounds a game. Jacksen averaged 4 points and two rebounds a game.

In the EOT tournament in Los Angeles, Tyler averaged 7 points and four rebounds per game and Jacksen averaged 6 points and three rebounds, helping the Stars finish with a 4-1 record in Irvine, Calif. The team’s lone loss was against the Cal Stars Valley Elite.

• PREP FOOTBALL

The Lake City High freshman football team will begin practice on Monday at 7:30 a.m. at the high school.

Players are encouraged to bring their cleats, shorts and t-shirts.

Lunch will be provided.

• SELECT SOCCER

Sting Timbers compete in The Mount Challenge: The Sting Timbers FC participated in The Mount Challenge over the weekend in Portland, finishing with two draws, a win and a loss.

In Friday’s opening match, the Sting Timbers played to a 2-2 draw on goals by Tyler Gasper and Bryce Allred. Assists were by Noah Janzen and Alex Reyes.

After a 1-0 loss to ADF on Saturday morning, Alex Reyes scored on an assist from Noah Janzen to play to a 1-1 tie against WT.

On Sunday, the Sting Timbers won 5-0 on goals by Evan Lowder, Bryce Allred, Jameson Elliot, Tyler Gasper and Zak Wenglikowksi. In goal for the shutout were Devyn Ivankovich and Noah Jenzen.

Sting Timbers FC 05B Red go 2-2 in Hillsboro: The Sting Timbers FC 05B Red, coached by Mike Thompson and Chloe Teets played in the Premier/Gold bracket at the Mt. Hood Challenge over the weekend in Hillsboro, Ore.

On Friday, the Sting Timbers beat the Eugene Timbers FC 4-3 on two goals from Cooper Proshaska, and one goal each from Drew Hansen and Landon Lee. Assists were from Nate Wyatt and Isaac Fritts, with Miles Taylor finishing with five saves.

The team lost to Cuervos FC 3-0, then lost 3-2 in a shootout to Washington East-Hamer. Goals in that match were from Isaac Fritts and Ashton Ukich, with an assist from Drew Hansen. Miles Taylor had 13 saves in the match.

On Sunday, the Sting Timbers beat WT FC 4-1 to conclude the tournament. Goals were scored by Cooper Prohaska, Isaac Fritts, Nate Wyatt and Jayce Simmet. Assists were tallied by Landon Lee, Drew Hansen, Fritts and Landon Lee. Miles Taylor had nine saves.

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